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GK Questions: Books & Authors – Set 13

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  1. The book titled ‘Dalits in India: A profile’ written by …………..
    1.Shukhdeo Throat
    2.Zahid Husain
    3.Tariq Ali
    4.Tom Alter
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Shukhdeo Throat
    Explanation :
    Dalits in India: A profile authored by Shukhdeo Throat.He also founded the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies.

  2. Which of the following book is written by Vinod Rai ?
    1.Two Lives
    2.Not Just an Accountant
    3.Guiding Souls
    4.Romancing with Life
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Not Just an Accountant
    Explanation :
    Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai authored a book titled Not Just an Accountant.

  3. Who is the author of All My Sisters ?
    1.William Goldings
    2.Don Brown
    3.Zudith Lenox
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Zudith Lenox
    Explanation :
    Zudith Lenox is the author of the book “All My Sisters”

  4. ………………………….. is authored by Ashish Roy
    1.Out of My Comfort Zone
    2.Da Vinci Code
    3.Struggle for Change
    4.One Day Cricket, The Indian Challenge
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.One Day Cricket, The Indian Challenge
    Explanation :
    Ashish Roy Day written the book titled ‘One Cricket, The Indian Challenge’

  5. Bookless in Baghdad is penned by ………………..
    1.Vinod Rai
    2.Shashi Tharoor
    3.Amitav Gosh
    4.Jhumba Lahiri
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Shashi Tharoor
    Explanation :
    Bookless in Baghdad is a 2005 book by author Shashi Tharoor that consists of a collection of previously published articles, book reviews and columns on writers, books and literary musings.

  6. Which of the following book is written by Swami Shivanand ?
    1.Divine Life
    2.Untold Story
    4.Natural History
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Divine Life
    Explanation :
    Divine Life authored by Swami Shivanand

  7. Who is the author of Akbarnama ?
    2.Al Beruni
    3.Abul Fazal
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Abul Fazal
    Explanation :
    The Akbarnama” which literally translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian and biographer, Abul Fazl

  8. The book titled ‘ Envisioning an Empowered Nation’ authored by
    1.Anita Desai
    2.Steev Waugh
    3.Yann Martel
    4.APJ Abdul Kalam
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.APJ Abdul Kalam
    Explanation :
    Envisioning an Empowered Nation: Technology for Societal Transformation authored APJ Abdul Kalam With A Sivathanu Pillai

  9. Which of the following book is written by Amitav Gosh ?
    1.Life of Pi
    2.The Circle of Reason
    3.The Top of Raintree
    4.The Splender of Silence
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.The Circle of Reason
    Explanation :
    ‘The Circle of Reason’ is the first novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. It was published in 1986.

  10. A Time of Transition : Rajiv Gandhi To The 21st Century penned by ………………
    1.Anita Nayyar
    2.Tariq Ali
    3.Mani Shankar Aiyer
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Mani Shankar Aiyer
    Explanation :
    A Time of Transition. Sub title: Rajiv Gandhi to the 21st Century authored by Mani Shankar Aiyar. Mani Shankar Aiyar